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2013-09-18 23:18:36

Former Miss New York Nina Davuluri will spend her year as Miss America advocating for 170 children's hospitals across North America. On Oct. 9, Davuluri will meet the "Champion" children ambassadors of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals as they travel to Orlando, Fla. and Washington, D.C. to illustrate why local support is needed to help sick and injured kids. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Sunday night saw the crowning of Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri...

2013-01-15 08:25:42

ADA, Mich., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway, the proud sponsor of the Miss America Organization, awarded a $50,000 scholarship to the new Miss America 2013, Mallory Hagan. More than $300,000 in scholarship funding was awarded to the other Miss America contestants on January 12, 2013 during the Miss America Competition. The Amway scholarships help empower women to achieve their personal and professional goals. With her scholarship, Hagan plans to pursue a degree in cosmetics and fragrance...

2012-08-20 02:27:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Ad Council are joining the Miss America Organization to announce a national collaboration to promote one-to-one long-term staff supported mentoring to help kids achieve in school and succeed in life. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110613/PH17540LOGO ) Miss America Laura Kaeppeler made the announcement during a special tour and luncheon with Big Brothers Big Sisters "Littles" at the David Rubenstein Atrium...

2012-01-09 15:18:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of WEN® by Chaz Dean, the revolutionary one-step cleansing conditioner, are proud to support the Miss America Organization as a sponsor for the 2012 Miss America Pageant hosted at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas January 14, 2012 on ABC. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120109/NY32708 ) The 2012 Miss America Pageant events officially kick-off the partnership between WEN and the Miss America Organization. In the weeks...

2011-12-20 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR), the specialty retail apparel chain operating more than 600 stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico today announced that Express will become an official sponsor of the 2012 Miss America Program. The year-long sponsorship kicks-off with an exciting week of pageant events and culminates on January 14 at 9:00 PM /EST with the live ABC broadcast of the 2012 Miss America Pageant from the Planet Hollywood Casino Resort...

2010-12-07 11:00:00

LINWOOD, N.J., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miss America Organization (MAO) is proud to announce your opportunity to vote for a finalist at the 2011 Miss America Pageant, presented by DSW live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 15 on ABC. MAO has posted 53 exciting videos made by each of our 2011 contestants, showing off their style and personality and explaining why they should be chosen as the next Miss America! There are four ways to vote...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miss America Organization has announced the highly-anticipated return of a beloved tradition, the Miss America Parade, renamed the "DSW Show Us Your Shoes Parade" presented by DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse! The parade will be hosted by the incomparable Robin Leach, who will serve as Master of Ceremonies. For the first time since 2005, the 2011 Miss America Pageant festivities will include this unique tradition in the host city of Las Vegas,...

2010-08-05 13:20:00

LINWOOD, N.J., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miss America Organization and ABC announced today Chris Harrison will host the 2011 Miss America Pageant when it is broadcast live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 15 at 8 P.M. ET. The 2011 Pageant marks the 90th anniversary of the Miss America Pageant. Previously, Harrison hosted the pageant in 2004. "Hosting the Miss America Pageant is a job all TV hosts dream of one day holding," said Harrison. "It...

2010-05-24 08:00:00

LINWOOD, N.J., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miss America Organization (MAO) is proud to announce it has reached a multi-year deal with the ABC Television Network to return as their network television partner for the 2011 Miss America Pageant that will be presented on January 15, 2011! The news was announced today by Sam Haskell, III, Board Chairman for the Miss America Organization and MAO President & CEO, Art McMaster. ABC aired the Miss America Pageant previously in 2004 and will...

2010-01-30 23:22:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Miss Virginia Caressa Cameron from Fredericksburg, VA was crowned Miss America 2010 Saturday night at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The final night of the Miss America Pageant was broadcast live from Las Vegas on TLC and hosted by Mario Lopez and TLC's Clinton Kelly. Caressa's triumphant walk across the stage was just the beginning of a journey that will take her to every corner of the country during her year of service as Miss...